Scarab with Hyksos designs

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15
1648–1540 B.C.


Dimensions

1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.983

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab with inscribed base. Hyksos designs (red crown, turned on side?), with hieroglyphic text between.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer